Here you can report bullying or fill in our virtual worry and wishes box, the responses on these forms will go directly to Mr Smith, Miss Simpson and Mrs Hobson-Riley who are the lead staff members for safeguarding in the school but allow you to report without speaking directly to a teacher.
The welfare of pupils is paramount at The Reach Free School, as such our team work closely with external agencies to ensure the very best care for all pupils. Where necessary we liaise directly with our partners, but fully appreciate that pupils may wish to seek support and advice independently via the linked logos below.
We all have mental health, just as we all have physical health. A new Hertfordshire campaign aims to make it easier for all of us to talk about our mental health and seek help when it’s needed. At the moment 70% of boys and 72% of girls in Hertfordshire think it’s ok to talk about their mental health. We need to make it 100%.
If you think you are suffering from domestic abuse then you probably are… Safer Places offers a range of different services to support you and guide you through an abusive relationship. If you are not sure click here to find out more about what we can offer you, or to contact us for support right now, call 03301 025811. For information on our services you can e-mail [email protected]
SafeCall – Away from home or care? Caught up in a gang or going country? Are you a family member or carer worried about your loved one being involved with a gang? We will listen and offer you support. Not judge you or tell you what to do. It’s your call.
SafeCall is confidential. 9am – 5pm. If you would like to speak to someone urgently, please contact Missing People’s free, 24/7 confidential helpline by call/text 116 000 or emailing [email protected]
Young Carers in Herts offer support for Young Carers. This might include, home visits from our young carer advisor, chance to meet other young carers in a similar situation, who know what it’s like to care for somebody, chance to have some fun with other young carers on trips and activities, chance to talk about things that affect your life and to have your say on our Young Carers’ Council, support through big changes in your life, like moving to secondary school, choosing your subject options or moving into work or further education. You can talk to us openly and in the strictest confidence. We will not judge and will never pass on information without your consent unless someone is in danger.
Ditch the Label is the UK’s largest youth anti-bullying charity. They provide digital adviceand support for thousands of young people aged 12-25 through their website where they have extensive resources (articles, blogs and advice guides) in addition to fully trained digital mentors.
Fearless is a site where you can access non-judgemental information and advice about crime and criminality. What makes this site different is we also provide you with a safe place to give information to us about crime 100% anonymously.
Information, advice, guidance, work related learning, outdoor education and support for young people. An extensive website with links to many other resources. Specifically aimed at young people in Hertfordshire, giving a wide range of information and advice, including links to options guidance, jobs, training opportunities & work experience.
Children’s Social Care – Report concerns about a child, get advice and support regarding adoption, fostering, young people in care, young people leaving care and information regarding the Special Educational Needs and Disability local offer.
Text your School Nurse on 07480 635050 or click on the icon to access further information on how and why you may wish to access confidential health advice 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, including school holidays.